Sally Bay Obituary

Sally Jo Bay
Sally Jo Bay

January 17, 1959 - April 6, 2017
Born in El Paso, Texas
Resided in Wasilla, AK


Sally Jo Bay transitioned peacefully April 6, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her family. Sally was a 12 year survivor of breast cancer, recently diagnosed with lung cancer that she courageously fought, never losing her faith or her sense of humor.
At her request, there will be no service. A Celebration of Her Life will be held at the house in her Honor yet to be determined. At her request for readings during this celebration are to be from our minds.
Sally Bay was born on January 17, 1959 in El Paso, TX. to Floyd & Jean Henderson. She came to Alaska in July, 1968.
"Sally met her soul mate and life partner, Dave, and they were married on July 4, 1981"
At the time of her death, Sally was the bookkeeper for the family business, Water By the Bay & also raising two of her grandson's.
Sally was known for her kind heart, hosting all the family gatherings, her home made pizza & her generosity. She found the greatest joy in making others happy.
She enjoyed drawing, being in the outdoors, yard work, gardening, the fire pit, camping, traveling and the beach. Her bird collection was one of her most prized possessions. In fact the morning she left us, the birds outside the house were singing like thousands of little angels!! It was truly awesome.
Sally lived life enjoying the simple things and those she loved.
"Her life demonstrated her intense spirituality and beliefs."
She is survived by her husband Dave Bay; children, Jamie Randolph, Jason Bay, Jackie Bay, Joe Bay; and grandchildren Kaylee, Peyton, Kyle, Dylon, Will, Dominic, Tyson, Karlee. Father Floyd Henderson, Step Mother Roberta Henderson; sisters Collette Jensen & Toni Hartley; and many in-laws, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother Jean Henderson and older brother Floyd Henderson. Cremation took place April 7, 2017 and her ashes will be scattered this summer on the home property, Talkeetna & Girdwood.
Memorial donations may be sent to: Dave Bay, P.O. Box 298353 Wasilla, AK. 99629. Donations will be disbursed to her favorite charities.




Funeral Home
Cremation Society of Alaska/MatSu
5050 Dunbar Dr
Wasilla, AK US 99654